Alaska Science Forum: Red-backed voles climb into science literature led to just two references. One is a mention from author and biologist Ron Smith in his book about Alaska natural history: "This vole has been seen in trees." The other was from me, in a column I wrote about a vole I saw in a spruce...
Man bitten by shark on Outer Banks is 7th this summer

...along the North Carolina coast in three weeks, the most in one year in the 80 years for which the Florida Museum of Natural History's International Shark Attack File keeps records. The highest previous total was five attacks in 2010. Three of...
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Year of Reading Foreign: The slow burn

...except its consolations.""I Was Told There'd Be Cake" by Sloane Crosley - A selection of humorous essays."A Natural History of Dragons" by Marie Brennan - A fantasy novel taking the form of a Victorian memoir by the irrepressible Isabella...
After attacks, shark fishing ban mulled

...increase in recent years, according to the International Shark Attack File report compiled by the Florida Museum of Natural History and the University of Florida.___Emery Dalesio can be reached at
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Southeast Spotlight: Yakutat Tern Festival, May 28-31

...cultural resources, includes birding activities, natural history field trips, art exhibits, educational events for...will also investigate the taxonomy, morphology, natural history, population ecology, and behavioral ecology of crows...
Two Southeast Alaska youth honored for volunteerism at national award ceremony Robin Roberts at an award ceremony and gala dinner reception held at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History.The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program, sponsored by Prudential Financial in partnership with the...
Fifth annual tern festival to welcome Aleutian terns

...the festival isn't just for birders. It also celebrates Yakutat's culture, with talks on its glaciers and natural history, a performance by the Mount Saint Elias dancers, and art.This year's highlighted artist is Alison Bremner...
Wearable Art of Place: Jewelry

...the sheet against the wooden surface.Emmons' observations are backed by current research; the American Museum of Natural History states that the Tlingit were "probably the first to craft jewelry from silver and gold coins, both for their own...
JAHC Gallery: Photography by Richard Hebhardt and paintings by Amanda Filori

...Wildlife, Desert Call and Alaska Airlines. Currently, several are part of an exhibit at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C., commemorating the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Wilderness Act. Read more about...
Remembering the Vikings - 'iron slicks' of the muskegs the USGS, more than 50 percent of United States' peatlands are found in Alaska. In Richard Carstensen's "Natural History of Juneau Trails," produced by Discovery Southeast and the city parks department, he describes the different types...


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